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Calendar leaf for the month of February

This leaf comes from a calendar for the feast days celebrated in the month of February. Calendar pages are often illustrated with the labors of the month and the zodiac sign associated with each month. Warming oneself beside by a fire and preparing to feast were typical labors for the month of February.

This leaf has been dated to ca. 1500.

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